General Goat Information:
http://extension.psu.edu/courses/meat-goat/basic-production/general-overview/goat-housing-and-facilities - This website outlines basic information on housing
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/sites/default/files/GoatNutrition0107.pdf This PDF slideshow outlines nutritional requirements of goats. Goes quite in depth!
https://fiascofarm.com/goats/kidding.htm This website
has lots of information regarding kidding. Feel free to click the various links
to gain more information.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ya17IujktZM Very in-depth trimming video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW2R12OXjZM Aging a goat via teeth.
How/Where to give medications
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp4Or2qdBk0 OSU has a “goat boot camp”. This is just one part of
a series regarding goats. They focus on meat goats, but in regards to
vaccinations, all goats are the same.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWcrFwnTp7U Video on how to castrate (fix) a male goat using a
band. This process can be done
surgically as well, but then you open up the skin to infection. Banding is
bloodless and if done correctly will not cause infection in your goat.
Merck Veterinary Manual
http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.html This website is for livestock health. Search any
medication or treatment you would like. Labs and diseases are also available.
Tagging Meat Goats
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0isX1AJ98Q Meat goats require tags in the state of ND. Dairy goats only need tags when being sold for meat. Dairy goats usually have an ear tattoo (see video) instead of a tag.
ADGA Tattoo Procedure
http://adga.org/adga-tattoo-policy-how-to-tattoo-a-dairy-goat/ The ADGA’s guideline and “how to” on tattoo placement/procedure.
Goat Lectures (LONG videos)
Lecture on Goat diseases.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04xGWNNuDoc This lecture goes into depth about various goat
diseases. These diseases can occur in any type of goat, not just meat.
Lecture on parasite control
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEDGkxmEYjA Lecture on parasites and how to control them within
Basic Reproduction and Breeding Systems of Meat Goats
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgChrSzyVrI Basic reproduction for all goats. Meat breeding systems included.
Dairy Goat Body Condition Score
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC0u1j06y5Y From UC Davis Vet Med. This woman is a legit ADGA appraiser so this is SUPER in depth!
Showing goats (basic) video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj6E9U9QORo This video will outline many of the basic courtesies
and rules of showing goats.
NDSU Goat Showmanship Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=un9iEQya3ZY NDSU’s take on exhibition showing in North Dakota.
Weaver Livestock Fitting Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Rnf9lMF2vk Advanced fitting video for boer goats.
Goat Meat Recipes
http://www.australian-goat.com/Goatmeat/Recipes/ Yes this is Australian, but it had many different types of dishes made from goat meat (Chevon).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tB0I9pKV39w&list=PL7UYd3IaTONldtK7MhKQYxpcn0LEpV31Z Video showing the
process of turning raw goat hair into yarn or “wool”.
Angora Goat Webpage
http://angoragoat.com/index.html A goat page for everything Angora
Goat Cheese Types
http://www.seriouseats.com/2015/04/essential-goat-milk-cheese.html Here are 10 types of goats’ milk cheese to try! (not a recipe)
Goat Milk Soap
http://www.soap-making-resource.com/goats-milk-soap-recipe.html A vast array of goat’s milk soap and other products from goat’s milk. Also can purchase ingredients off this website.
American Angora Goat Association
http://www.aagba.org/ Specific information for Angora enthusiasts.
American Boer Goat Association
is a registry for Boer goats and has information.
American Dairy Goat Association
http://adga.org/ Registers dairy goats and provides information.
American Fainting Goat Association
http://www.americanfaintinggoat.com/ Specific information for fainting goats.
American Goat Society
http://www.americangoatsociety.com/ Registers dairy goats and provides information.
Spanish Goat Association
http://spanishgoats.org/ Explains the breed and its’ origins
United States Boer Goat Association
http://www.usbga.net/ - Another registry for Boers and provides information
Thanks to LeAnn Norton for coming up with this initial list. If you have suggestions for additions, please contact her at: